Atlantic City mayor requests meeting with Christie

    In front of community leaders and members of the media, Atlantic City Mayor Lorenzo Langford yesterday put in a call to N.J. Gov. Chris Christie — on speakerphone.

     

    Langford spoke with the Christie’s secretary and requested that he arrange a meeting with the governor before Christie signs legislation to create a state-controlled tourism district in Atlantic City.

    Christie’s administration said the act was “silly theatrics.” As the Press of Atlantic City reports, a town hall meeting was held last night, where many residents expressed opposition to the district.

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